The next Poetry Atlanta Presents... in conjunction with Georgia Center for the Book and Poets & Writers is set for Tuesday, Jan. 12, at 7:15 p.m. at the Decatur Library, 215 Sycamore St., in downtown Decatur. We're excited to feature Tara Betts, Tania Rochelle and Travis Denton -- all reading from their brand new collections. This is FREE event and you won't want to miss this exciting night of poetry!
Tara Betts is the author of Arc and Hue, her debut collection on the Willow Books imprint of Aquarius Press. Tara is a lecturer in creative writing at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ. She is also a Cave Canem fellow and a poetry editor at The November 3rd Club. Her poetry has appeared in dozens of journals and anthologies. She has appeared on HBO’s Def Poetry Jam and performed her work at venues around the world.
Tania Rochelle is the author of the critically acclaimed collection Karaoke Funeral and the newly released The World’s Last Bone, both from Snake Nation Press. Rochelle is the poetry editor for Chattahoochee Review and her work has appeared in numerous journals around the country.
Travis Wayne Denton is the Associate Director of Poetry at Tech as well as a McEver Chair in Poetry at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is the founding editor of Terminus literary magazine and his poems have appeared in journals, magazines and publications around the country. The Burden of Speech (C&R Press) is his debut collection of poetry.